British GT

Academy In Aston Martin Tie-Up For British GT Return

1 Mins read

Academy Motorsport will once again compete in the GT4 class of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship this season, a new tie-up with Aston Martin seeing them run a pair of Vantage GT4’s.

The team have confirmed Will Moore and Dennis Strandberg will share one Vantage, Chris Webster and James Harrison the other, as they aim to bounce back from a torrid 2014 campaign in Ginetta G55 GT4’s.

Moore, Webster and Strandberg step up from the Ginetta GT5 Challenge, the latter having been a title contender last year finishing third overall, while Harrison won the Ginetta Junior title back in 2006.

The team are preparing for their tenth anniversary this year, and are hoping to also compete in the Aston Martin Festival of Le Mans, the new GT4 Nova Euro Series and end-of-season endurance events in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

“We’ve followed the progression of the Vantage GT4 closely and feel it offers the ideal platform as we enter our second decade of top level competition,” said team boss Matt Nicoll-Jones.

“The Aston Martin Vantage GT4 offers a superb multi-discipline race car with unparalleled support from AMR. It really is a strong all-round car, capable of both sprint and endurance competition. It’s the perfect tool for the job.”


Avatar photo
4148 posts

About author
Simon is an experienced journalist and PR officer, who has worked in the national motorsport paddocks for over a decade, primarily on the BTCC support package.
Related posts
British GT

Jonny Adam unveils new helmet design for charity drive

1 Mins read
Jonny Adam who is the current GT3 points leader in the British GT reveals special Maggie´s helmet design ahead of a charity auction
British GT

Duggan and Townsend join Toro Verde’s British GT4 entry with Ginetta

2 Mins read
Ginetta GT4 Super Cup regulars team up for new season in British GT.
British GT

Greystone GT return to British GT with new lineup for 2023

2 Mins read
New lineup for the Greystone GT team for 2023 as they return to the British GT Championship with their McLaren 720s GT3.